AGOA Status: Namibia is eligible for AGOA this year. It also qualifies for textile and apparel benefits.

Trade Agreements: The U.S. and the Southern Africa Customs Union (SACU), which includes Namibia, signed a Trade, Investment, and Development Cooperative Agreement (TIDCA) in 2008. The TIDCA establishes a forum for consultative discussions, cooperative work, and possible agreements on a wide range of trade issues, with a special focus on customs and trade facilitation, technical barriers to trade, sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) measures, and trade and investment promotion.

Namibia Trade Summary

U.S. goods exports to Namibia in 2022 were $218 million, up 134.2 percent ($125 million) from 2021 and up 18 percent from 2012. U.S. goods imports from Namibia totaled $249 million in 2022, up 65.6 percent ($99 million) from 2021, and up 8 percent from 2012.  The U.S. goods trade deficit with Namibia was $31 million in 2022, a 45.5 percent decrease ($26 million) over 2021.

NOTE: No services trade data with Namibia are available.